The Summer of Medical Cannabis in Indiana?

STATE HOUSE–Having medical marijuana available to Hoosiers is the goal of Indiana NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws). Their efforts have been partly responsible for the general assembly forming a summer study committee on medical cannabis.

“They’re promising July or August for this study,” said David Phipps, who describes himself as a Hoosier advocate. “What the study is going to do is how medical cannabis would affect our state, if we were to implement such a program, what kind of program we’d be implementing.”

Phipps said the study would also look at what other states are doing with medical pot.

“We have 29 states plus the District of Columbia that have medical cannabis. Over half of our country has this medicine for our patients and it’s a fast-growing number of states.”

Some of the opposition does not consider marijuana medicine and Phipps said he believes the main party opposing NORML’s efforts

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